THE BAND !
Steve Goulding,(Mekons, Costello) Sal Maida, (Roxy Music, Cracker) Chris Flynn, (Rogue's March) Mark Bosch, (Ian Hunter ) Kenny Margolis, (Mink Deville, Rogue's March) Deni Bonet (REM, Cyndi Lauper) Tish & Snooky (Blondie, Blue Coupe) & Stan Harrison (Bowie, Gainsbourg)
2017 GUEST STARS!
The legendary La La Brooks of The Crystals, 2 x Tony Winner Michael Cerveris, Alt-Country Star Laura Cantrell, R&R Hall of Famer Dennis Dunaway of Alice Cooper Group, Cait O'Riordan Of The Pogues, Albert Bouchard of Blue Oyster Cult, Handsome Dick Manitoba of The Dictators, Ellen Foley (Clash, Meatloaf) Hosts Joe Hurley & Edward Rogers, Actor Gerard McNamee,Syrian Folk Singer Tristame, Jim Mastro ( Ian Hunter) Billy Campion Of The Bogmen, Don Fleming (Teenage Fanclub) Sherryl Marshall (Denis Leary), John S Hall of King Missile, Mary Lee Kortes, Tricia Scotti (Ronnie Spector), Jesse Bates of Los Dudes, Al Landess, Jahn Xavier, Richard Dev Greene, Gentleman Jim Noone, Drita Kabashi, Gaz Thomas, Mike Fornatale, Blythe Gruda, Avon Faire & many more TBA
For 19 years, NYC singer-songwriter Joe Hurley has saluted his Irish heritage with a blazing musical extravaganza that celebrates Ireland's musical gifts to the world. The All-Star Irish Rock Revue has long been a beloved NYC institution-performing to sold out audiences at Bowery Ballroom, Webster Hall, Lincoln Center & since 2010 at Highline Ballroom
A beloved NYC institution since 1999 "Joe Hurley's All-Star Irish Rock-A-Palooza receives rave reviews every year as the biggest St Pat's party in town. Hurley himself is revered for his soulful baritone"
NEW YORK MAGAZINE
NYC's FINEST SING IRELAND's GREATEST!
Hosted by acclaimed songwriters Edward Rogers & Joe Hurley, The All-Star Irish Rock Revue kicks off at 6:45pm with a mad parade of extraordinary singers taking the stage as dozens of Guest Stars dive into the 'Great Irish Songbook' performing the timeless classics of Thin Lizzy, U2, The Pogues, Van Morrison, The Undertones, SLF, Morrissey, John Lydon, Boomtown Rats, Dubliners, Sinead, Trad beauties & Rebel Songs.
From the punk of The Undertones 'Teenage Kicks' to the soul of Van's ' Caravan', the pure rock bliss of Thin Lizzy's 'The Boys Are Back in Town' to the poetry of ' Salley Gardens' & ‘Dirty Old Town’ the songs of the Irish are sung by a wildly diverse group from all cultural backgrounds.
Of Ireland... For everyone.
From the punk of The Undertones 'Teenage Kicks' to the soul of Van's 'Domino', the pure rock bliss of Thin Lizzy's 'The Boys Are Back in Town' to the poetry of 'Raglan Road' & 'Sally Maclennan' the songs of the Irish are sung by a wildly diverse group from all cultural backgrounds. Of Ireland..For everyone
"The Irish Rock Revue is crammed full of astonishing talent"
New York Daily News
"With all these great artists on one stage, it's no wonder Joe Hurley's Irish Rock Revue is the biggest St Patrick's Day Party in town"
Irish Examiner USA
"This annual revue consistently receives great reviews thanks to its unique and powerful performances. Past guests range from syllable-swallowing singer Eugene Hutz to Tony Award-winner Michael Cerveris, so Hurley definitely knows the power of diversity even within the confines of Irish music. Just as you don't need to be Irish to enjoy St. Patrick's Day, this crowd-pleasing revue is no nationality required"
‘SING AN IRISH CLASSIC FOR JACK’
The Irish Rock Revue will be fundraising for Jack Silbert, featuring “Sing an Irish Classic For Jack”
The lucky winner’s name will be drawn from a hat on the night, & will head to the Highline stage to belt out an Irish Rock Classic, backed up by The Mighty All-Star Irish Rock Revue Band !
Joe Hurley, Keith Richards & Johnny Depp's 23 CD Box Set 'LIFE' was the winner of 2 Audie Awards. Hurley's CD w National Book Award Winner Colum McCann, 'Let The Great World Spin' was termed 'Magnificent' by New York Post
Hurley is the Artistic Director of Ourland Fest. The 3 Stage Fest debuted at Lincoln Center, was the subject of 2 PBS Specials, & featured the All-Star Irish Rock Revue as it's evening finale.
A London-bred, Irish-blooded New Yorker, Hurley leads 2 Bands, Rogue's March & The Gents. He has sung w/ The Chieftains, Marianne Faithfull, PJ Harvey, Shane MacGowan, Flogging Molly, Nick Drake Orchestra, Prefab Sprout, Judy Collins, Sam Shepard, Steve Wynn, Jimmy Webb, Amy Rigby, Laura Cantrell The Waco Brothers, Annie Golden, Willie Nile, Lisa Ronson among many.
He has performed at Lincoln Centre, Central Park SummerStage, The Delacorte Theatre, The Public Theater, Vans Warped Tour, Guinness Fleadhs , Belfast Fleadh, Deauville Film Festival, & was recently Artist In Residence at The Berlin International LiteraturFest.
"NYC Musical luminary Joe Hurley strikes a chord with audiences across the globe" PLAYBACK MAGAZINE.
"Joe Hurley is one of the city's deepest pop singers,both in his vocal range and in the level of his soulfulness. His recent interpretation of 'One For My Baby' was mesmerizing"
THE NEW YORKER
Joe Hurley's All-Star Irish Rock Revue : Cast of 1000s. & Joe Hurley & The Gents
SAT 3/11 Highline Ballroom, NYC !
IRR Charity recipients incl: Gilda’s Club, Rockaway Wish, Animal Rescue League, & Save St Brigid’s
Since 2006 The Irish Rock Revue has been sponsored by Gibson Guitars, who custom-made a Tri-Colour Guitar for Hurley. It is the only one in the world and is used on the show closer 'God Save The Queen' by John Lydon.